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People

Total Population 1,336
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 714
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 56.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,089
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24%
Median Gross Rent $509
Median House Value $92,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.4%
Irish 19.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Glidden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles W of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 51443
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.056
Longitude -94.728

Glidden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CARROLL
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station ROCKWELL CITY
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station DENISON
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carroll 10,020 $66,701
Dedham 242 $65,000
Halbur 262 $66,250
Lanesboro 114 $32,292
Lidderdale 139 $47,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Glidden Public Library
110 IDAHO STREET
Glidden, Iowa
(712) 659-3781

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Glidden High Schools

GLIDDEN-RALSTON JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
602 IDAHO
712-659-2205
Serves 210 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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